Superfreakonomics
Score: 3.5
From 73 Ratings

Superfreakonomics


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2010-06-24
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780141030708


Superfreakonomics Book Description :

Steven Levitt, the original rogue economist, and Stephen Dubner have spent four years uncovering the hidden side of even more controversial subjects, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. The result is Superfreakonomics. It reveals, among other things: - Why you are more likely to be killed walking drunk than driving drunk - How a prostitute is more likely to sleep with a policeman than be arrested by one - Why terrorists might be easier to track down than you would imagine - How a sex change could boost your salary Because sometimes the most superfreaky solution is the simplest....

SuperFreakonomics  Illustrated edition
Score: 3.5
From 73 Ratings

SuperFreakonomics Illustrated edition


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-10-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062042514


SuperFreakonomics Illustrated edition Book Description :

Superfreakonomics—the smash hit follow-up to the remarkable New York Times bestselling phenomenon Freakonomics—is back in a new full-color, fully illustrated and expanded edition. The brainchild of rogue economist Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner that once again brilliantly challenges our view of the way the world really works is presented with a new, visual, superfreaky dimension added, enhancing the already provocative thinking about street prostitutes, hurricanes, heart attacks, and other seemingly mundane matters that made Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics part of the national zeitgeist....

SuperFreakonomics  Illustrated edition
Score: 3.5
From 76 Ratings

SuperFreakonomics Illustrated edition


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-10-26
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062042514


SuperFreakonomics Illustrated edition Book Description :

Superfreakonomics—the smash hit follow-up to the remarkable New York Times bestselling phenomenon Freakonomics—is back in a new full-color, fully illustrated and expanded edition. The brainchild of rogue economist Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner that once again brilliantly challenges our view of the way the world really works is presented with a new, visual, superfreaky dimension added, enhancing the already provocative thinking about street prostitutes, hurricanes, heart attacks, and other seemingly mundane matters that made Freakonomics and Superfreakonomics part of the national zeitgeist....

SuperFreakonomics
Score: 3.5
From 73 Ratings

SuperFreakonomics


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-20
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061959936


SuperFreakonomics Book Description :

Freakonomics lived on the New York Times bestseller list for an astonishing two years. Now authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with more iconoclastic insights and observations in SuperFreakonomics—the long awaited follow-up to their New York Times Notable blockbuster. Based on revolutionary research and original studies SuperFreakonomics promises to once again challenge our view of the way the world really works....

Illustrated Superfreakonomics

Illustrated Superfreakonomics


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Economic man
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1846143039


Illustrated Superfreakonomics Book Description :

'A HUMDINGER' THE TIMES BIGGER, BETTER AND MORE CONTROVERSIAL, THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING FREAKQUEL IS HERE IN A SUPER-DELUXE, SUPER-ILLUSTRATED EDITION. Steven Levitt, the original rogue economist, and Stephen Dubner look deeper, question harder and uncover even more hidden truths about our world, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. They ask, among other things- What's a sure-fire way to catch a terrorist? Are people hard-wired for altruism or selfishness? Which cancer does chemotherapy work best for? Why is saving the planet easier than we think? With this illustrated edition, Levitt and Dubner bring alive their unique analysis and storytelling with an explosion of visual evidence to reveal the world in a bold, new way. Se...

Guide to Steven Levitt   s   et al SuperFreakonomics by Instaread

Guide to Steven Levitt s et al SuperFreakonomics by Instaread


  • Author : Instaread
  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2017-05-03
  • Genre: Study Aids
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683787587


Guide to Steven Levitt s et al SuperFreakonomics by Instaread Book Description :

PLEASE NOTE: This is a companion to Steven Levitt’s & et al SuperFreakonomics and NOT the original book. Preview: SuperFreakonomics (2009) by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner is a follow-up to the authors’ previous book Freakonomics (2005). Like the previous book, SuperFreakonomics describes research and innovative ideas in the field of behavioral economics for the casual reader… Inside this companion to the book: · Overview of the Book · Insights from the Book · Important People · Author's Style and Perspective · Intended Audience About the Author: With Instaread, you can get the notes and insights from a book in 15 minutes or less. Visit our website at instaread.co....

Think Like A Freak
Score: 4
From 36 Ratings

Think Like A Freak


  • Author : Steven D. Levitt
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-05-12
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443416535


Think Like A Freak Book Description :

Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner single-handedly showed the world that applying counter-intuitive approaches to everyday problems can bear surprising results. Think Like a Freak will take readers further inside this special thought process, revealing a new way of approaching the decisions we make, the plans we create and the morals we choose. It answers the question on the lips of everyone who’s read the previous books: How can I apply these ideas to my life? How do I make smarter, harder and better decisions? How can I truly think like a freak? With short, highly entertaining insights running the gamut from “The Upside of Quitting” to “How to Succeed with No Talent,” Think Like a Freak is poised to radically alter the way we think about al...

The 10 Rules of Successful Nations

The 10 Rules of Successful Nations


  • Author : Ruchir Sharma
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393651959


The 10 Rules of Successful Nations Book Description :

The 10 Rules of Successful Nations offers a pithy guide to real-world economics, adapted from the New York Times bestseller The Rise and Fall of Nations. A wake-up call to economists who failed to foresee every recent crisis, including the cataclysm of 2008, The 10 Rules of Successful Nations is a slim primer full of pioneering insights on the political, economic, and social habits of successful nations. Distilled from Sharma’s quarter century traveling the world as a writer and investor, his rules challenge conventional textbook thinking on what matters—and what doesn’t—for a strong economy. He shows why successful nations embrace robots and immigrants, prefer democratic leaders to autocrats, elect charismatic reformers over technocrats, and...

Leadership and the One Minute Manager Updated Ed
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Leadership and the One Minute Manager Updated Ed


  • Author : Ken Blanchard
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2013-10-15
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062309457


Leadership and the One Minute Manager Updated Ed Book Description :

This updated edition of management guru Ken Blanchard’s classic work Leadership and the One Minute Manager® teaches leaders the world renowned method of developing self-reliance in those they manage: Situational Leadership® II. From Leadership and the One Minute Manager® you’ll learn why tailoring management styles to individual employees is so important; why knowing when to delegate, support, or direct is critical; and how to identify the leadership style suited to a particular person. By consistently using Situational Leadership® II’s proven model and powerful techniques, leaders can develop and retain competent, committed employees. This remarkable, easy-to-follow book is a priceless guide to personalized leadership that elicits the best...

A Climate for Change
Score: 3
From 12 Ratings

A Climate for Change


  • Author : Katharine Hayhoe
  • Publisher : FaithWords
  • Release Date : 2009-10-29
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780446558266


A Climate for Change Book Description :

Most Christian lifestyle or environmental books focus on how to live in a sustainable and conservational manner. A CLIMATE FOR CHANGE shows why Christians should be living that way, and the consequences of doing so. Drawing on the two authors' experiences, one as an internationally recognized climate scientist and the other as an evangelical leader of a growing church, this book explains the science underlying global warming, the impact that human activities have on it, and how our Christian faith should play a significant role in guiding our opinions and actions on this important issue....